Add talking points to my 1-on-1

This article walks through how to add a new talking point to your 1-on-1 agenda. You can either add a custom talking point or a talking point from our bank of science-inspired questions.


Add a custom talking point

  1. Open the 1-on-1 you want to add talking points to.
  2. In the "Talking points" section, click Add another talking point.
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    You can also add a private talking point by clicking Add a private talking point. Private talking points will not be visible to the other 1-on-1 participant, and will only appear on your 1-on-1 agenda.
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  3. Type out the point you'd like to discuss during your 1-on-1, then either click out of the box or click the 'Enter' key to save your talking point.
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  4. You can add a comment on a talking point by hovering over any given talking point and clicking the comment box.
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Add a talking point from the talking point bank

Do you ever feel stuck in your 1-on-1, and wish you could browse some science-inspired questions to have more transformational conversations? Well, you're in luck!  You can now browse all of 15Five's science-inspired questions in our talking point bank and add them directly to your 1-on-1 agenda.

  1. Open the 1-on-1 you want to add talking points to.
  2. On the right-hand side of your screen, you'll see a box that says "1-on-1 Tips". Click the Browse talking points button in that box to open the question bank.
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  3. Click the "+" next to a question to add it to your 1-on-1 agenda.
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Types of talking points in the bank

You'll find various question themes in the talking points bank. Themes include:

  • Best-Self Management
  • Better One On One's
  • Career Trajectory
  • Coaching
  • Core Values
  • Culture Building
  • Department-specific
  • Employee Feedback
  • Engagement
  • Goals + OKRs
  • High Performance
  • Innovation
  • Manager Feedback
  • Learning and Development
  • Questions for Managers
  • Recognition and Appreciation
  • Remote Teams
  • Road Blocks/Obstacles
  • Strategic Alignment
  • Virtual Teams

So, what are you waiting for? Let's have some productive, science-inspired 1-on-1s!


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